October 7, 2011

Unilever’s Gina Boswell, who was recently appointed EVP personal care for North America, has been selected as a 2011 Achiever of the Year, one of the highest awards bestowed in the beauty industry, by nonprofit Cosmetic Executive Women.

October 7, 2011

Clorox announced that EVP and CFO Dan Heinrich, who has served as financial chief of the company since 2003, will retire Nov. 16.

October 6, 2011

Merck chairman Richard Clark is retiring, the company said Thursday.

October 5, 2011

After launching its Make Friends with Your Hair campaign, Dove has tapped telenovela actress Ana Brenda Contreras to extend the campaign to Latina women.

October 5, 2011

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius will receive her seasonal flu vaccine and will talk about the importance of prevention measures and flu season preparedness Wednesday morning at a Walgreens "health and daily living" pilot store in Chicago.

October 5, 2011

Global information services company Nielsen announced the passing of one of its former executives.

October 5, 2011

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, a national professional association of pharmacists and healthcare practitioners, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Edith Rosato as CEO.

October 5, 2011

Schiff Nutrition International on Wednesday named Shane Durkee SVP research and development.

October 4, 2011

Though his term as Generic Pharmaceutical Association president and CEO began four weeks ago, Ralph Neas made his big debut Tuesday as he delivered his remarks at the GPhA-Food and Drug Administration Fall Technical Conference.

October 4, 2011

Shoppers Drug Mart has named Domenic Pilla as its president and CEO, the company said.

October 4, 2011

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries recently appointed a new member to its board, following the resignation of Hasmukh Shah.

October 4, 2011

Actress Thandie Newton has added a new role to her resume: spokeswoman.

October 3, 2011

Katz Group Canada on Monday announced the planned retirement Oct. 31 of Warren Jeffery, chief development officer and interim chief merchandising officer.

October 3, 2011

Hyland’s on Monday named Les Hamilton as its VP sales.

October 3, 2011

Michael Francis, Target's EVP and chief marketing officer, and the person charged with leading the retailer's expansion into Canada, has left the company, Target announced Monday.

September 29, 2011

Biogen Idec has appointed Tony Kingsley as its new EVP global commercial operations.

September 29, 2011

The chief investment officer of Trian Fund Management has been named to the board of directors at Family Dollar, the retailer announced.

September 28, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has tapped "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley to be the keynote speaker for the 13th Annual Foundation Dinner on Nov. 29 in New York.

September 28, 2011

Ultimark Products has tapped actress Jennie Garth to be the new face of its Porcelana line of skin care products, which is sold in such retailers as Walgreens, Rite Aid, Walmart and Kmart.

September 28, 2011

Church & Dwight, the maker of Arrid Extra Dry antiperspirant deodorant, has partnered with New York Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera to launch the brand's new advertising campaign.

September 28, 2011

In her new role as president and CEO of Walmart Canada, Shelley Broader will be tasked with addressing new competition from Target and other retailers expanding into Canada. Broader, who joined Walmart Canada in 2010 as chief merchandising officer, will assume her new role, effective immediately.

September 28, 2011

Nestlé EVP and CFO Jim Singh will retire in March 2012 after 35 years with the company.

September 28, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Oral-B brand and celebrity comedienne and Daytime Emmy Award-winner Sherri Shepherd are calling on power toothbrush users across the country to share their “powerful moment of truth” — that instant when they switched from a manual to a power toothbrush — as part of the “Powerful Moments of Truth” campaign.

September 28, 2011

GNC Holdings on Wednesday announced that Jenn Brown, two-time Emmy Award-winning sports journalist, has joined the GNC LiveWell team as its newest brand ambassador.